Who is Claudia Sampedro?
Claudia Sampedro is a model and social media celebrity who rose to fame after appearing in the reality TV series ‘WAGS Miami’. She is also famous for dating the popular American footballer Julius Peppers. Claudia had an early beginning as a model and started working on her initial assignments when she was just 16 years old. After finding a talent agent to help her understand the fashion industry, she started appearing in advertising projects and print media as a model. She also graced the covers of magazines such as ‘Face 2 Face’ and ‘Mixed Magazine’. Later, she worked with the nutrition company ‘NutriSup’ as their representative. However, her breakthrough came in 2016 when she was selected as the cast of the reality TV series ‘WAGS: Miami’ and went on to appear in the series for two seasons. Since then, she has gained immense fame as a social media celebrity with over 1 million followers on her Instagram account. Today, she works as both a social media influencer and a popular model. Claudia recently launched her own clothing brand called WPOISE that focuses on women’s clothing and fitness apparel. She is currently focused on expanding her brand’s presence.
Claudia Sampedro knew she wanted to enter the world of modelling and entertainment as early as when she was sixteen and had a couple of shoots to her name already. She soon had a talent agent, John Casablancas, who helped her navigate the world of fashion and modelling shows. Subsequently, she managed to land a few advertising as well as print modelling opportunities and increased her portfolio. She went on to appear as the cover model for magazines such as ‘Face 2 Face Magazine’ and ‘Mixed Magazine’. After this, she continued her modelling career while representing many up and coming brands. Her biggest deal was with the fitness and supplement brand, Nutri Sup, in 2011.
In 2012, she was also seen as a model in the music video for ‘Don't Stop the Party’ by Pitbull. However, she became popular only after she was cast in E!’s reality TV series ‘WAGS Miami.’ The show follows the lives of the girlfriends and wives of famous sportspersons in Miami. At the time of its airing, Claudia was the fiancé of the footballer Julius Peppers. Other members in the series included Astrid Bavaresco, Vanessa Cole, Darnell Nicole, and Ashley Nicole Roberts. With this show, she had cemented a name for herself as a popular model. The series ran for two seasons before it was finally cancelled in 2018 owing to the low ratings on the network.
Despite the cancellation, Claudia Sampedro had already established herself and continued working on her modelling assignments. Today, Claudia is not only a successful media personality and model, she has also turned an entrepreneur as well. Claudia launched WPOISE, a clothing brand that focuses on women and fitness, and they cater to diverse groups. She is at the same time a popular social media celebrity on Instagram, where she has over 1 million followers. Claudia also has a strong presence on Twitter, with over 160,000 followers. While she hasn’t mentioned any concrete future plans, it is likely that Claudia will continue to focus on her fitness line while working as a model.
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Family & Personal Life
Claudia Sampedro was born on October 27, 1989, in Havana, Cuba. She traces her ancestry to Morocco and Spain. Her parents moved to the USA soon after her birth and she spent her formative years in Miami, Florida. Sampedro was previously in a relationship with Reggie Bush, who is famous for having dated Kim Kardarshian. She is currently in a relationship with Julius Peppers, an American footballer who has played for the Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers. The couple has been together since 2014 and they gave birth to their son, Amaresito Peppers, in September 2015. Claudia has two children from her previous relationships: Keana Skye and Elijah Fayson. She often posts photographs of her children on her Instagram feed. In her spare time, she loves travelling, working out, and spending time with her children. She currently lives in Miami, Florida.
Before her modelling career took off, Claudia worked alongside a plastic surgeon during her days in Miami.